# How do you write a polynomial in standard form, then classify it by degree and number of terms #8a - 10a^2 + 2#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 26, 2017

Degree = 2

number of terms = 3

#### Explanation:

1) Standard form means arranging in decreasing order of powers.

2) Degree means the highest power the variable has in the expression.

3) Terms means "things" seperated by + or - sign. In this expression, the terms are